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castrate

 [kas´trāt]
1. to deprive of the gonads, rendering the individual incapable of reproduction.
2. a castrated individual.

cas·trate

(kas'trāt),
To remove the testicles or the ovaries.
[L. castro, pp. -atus, to deprive of generative power (male or female)]

castrate

(kăs′trāt′)
tr.v. cas·trated, cas·trating, cas·trates
1. To remove the testicles of (a male); geld or emasculate.
2. To remove the ovaries of (a female); spay.
n.
An individual who is incapable of reproduction as a result of removal, destruction, or inactivation of the gonads.

cas′trat·er, cas′tra·tor n.
cas·tra′tion n.

castrate

verb To surgically remove the testes to make a human or animal male inconceivable.

cas·trate

(kas'trāt)
To remove the testicles or the ovaries.
[L. castro, pp. -atus, to deprive of generative power (male or female)]
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A writ petition was filed in the High Court in 2012 by a follower of the sect, demanding CBI inquiry and compensation for his castration in the year 2000.
In this study, although the application of different castration methods in 4-month-old male Norduz sheep resulted in changes in the blood hormone levels, it was determined that these changes did not affect body weight.
Last time, under the Dera's influence, victims of castration and their relatives had not cooperated with the CBI.
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While other methods of treatment are employed and advocated by European countries,(225) surgical castration has been used on a fairly regular basis.(256) In Switzerland alone, at least 10,000 patients have been surgically castrated since 1910.(257) The Netherlands widely used castration for all aggressive offenders after World War II and up until the late 1960s.(258) While Germany has not used compulsory castration on sex offenders since the Nazi regime, it is still legal.(259) Surgical castration has been offered to sex offenders in Germany since the 1970s.(260) The number of castrations performed in Germany is approximately five per year.(261)
Meanwhile, as Ram Rahim is busy promoting The Messenger, a CBI team is at present camping in Sirsa to probe the alleged castration of nearly 400 Dera followers in which Ram Rahim is the prime accused.
CBI likely to summon Dera Sacha Sauda chief to Delhi where an FIR has been filed against him in castration case
THE Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI), sources said, is likely to question Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in Delhi in connection with the mass castration case.
(7) This note discusses the scope of the problem of sexual victimization of children, provides a brief history of recent American legislative measures regarding the castration of sexual offenders, analyzes both surgical and pharmacological approaches to castration for the successful treatment of paraphiliacs, and outlines certain policy considerations and recommendations for judicial and legislative remedies to the problem of sexual victimization.